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Talk: Matt Huculak on Textual Performance in Ulysses

The MVP is proud to announce that—at the University of Victoria (UVic) on October 4th—one of its co-directors, Matthew Huculak, is giving a talk titled, “‘Textual Performance’ in Ulysses: Versioning Print Processes.” The talk is sponsored by the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab (ETCL) at UVic. Thanks to Aaron Mauro for organizing it. Here’s the event poster, and details are after the jump.

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Liam Lanigan to Moderate Fifth YoU Twitter Chat

On Friday, September 14th at 12 pm EDT / 9 am PDT, Liam Lanigan will moderate the MVP’s fifth YoU Twitter chat, focusing specifically on “Aeolus.” The hashtag for the Twitter chat is #yearofulysses.

Lanigan teaches at University College Dublin, where he recently completed a PhD entitled “‘An Engineer at Work?’ Reading James Joyce in the Context of Urban Planning”. His works have been published in Making Space in the Works of James Joyce (eds. Valerie Benejam and John Bishop, Routledge, 2011), Joyce Studies in Italy, and the Dublin James Joyce Journal.

email: | twitter: @LaniganAeolus

Ronan Crowley to Moderate Fourth YoU Twitter Chat

On Friday, August 24th at 1 pm EDT / 10 am PDT, Ronan Crowley will moderate the MVP’s fourth YoU Twitter chat, focusing specifically on “Hades.” The hashtag for the Twitter chat is #yearofulysses.

Ronan Crowley is a PhD candidate in English at the University at Buffalo. His dissertation project, “Gifts of the Gab: Quotation, Copyright, and Irish Modernism,” explores the writ of intellectual property in Ireland between the Acts of Union and Irish accession to the European Union. His work on Joyce appears in the James Joyce Quarterly and in the online annual Genetic Joyce Studies.

email: | twitter: @Yellworque

MVP Makes Modernism New (Again)

The MVP is currently featured in The Ring, the University of Victoria’s news source. Written by Tara Sharpe, the feature is titled, “MVP Makes Modernism New (Again),” and includes commentary by MVP board members, Stephen Ross and Jentery Sayers.

Read the piece.

Check Out the MVP in Monday Magazine

In the middle of this page, Monday Magazine’s Danielle Pope writes: “Speaking of UVic, devout fans of James Joyce will be thrilled to know June 16 marks the infamous anniversary of the day spent in one of the most notable tomes of our time: Ulysses. And now is the perfect time to dive right in, especially if you’re a Twitter lover.” Read the balance of the piece.

Chris Forster to Moderate Second YoU Twitter Chat

On Friday, July 13th at 1 pm EDT / 10 am PDT, Chris Forster will moderate the MVP’s second YoU Twitter chat, focusing specifically on “Calypso.” The hashtag for the Twitter chat is #yearofulysses.

Forster will be starting as assistant professor of Twentieth Century English Literature at Syracuse University in the Fall. He completed his PhD at the University of Virginia, examining how issues of aesthetic value and are complicated by media technologies in debates surrounding obscenity and modernism.

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